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Why did desegregation of Southern schools become a major problem in the USA in the 1950s?

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Why did desegregation of Southern schools become a major problem in the USA in the 1950's? In America in the 1950's American schools were segregated into all white and all black schools. They were taught separately and the black schools had limited funds in comparison to the white schools. Many whites in the southern schools still believed blacks should be segregated after the civil war. The black people had to fight for freedom. The aftermath of the civil war lead to segregation. ...read more.

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A black girl Linda Brown had to walk two miles everyday to get to the nearest black only school. Just around the corner from her house was an all white school but as she was black she was not able to attend. This was happening all over the Southern states and the government believed it made black people feel as though they were worthless. In 1957 Little Rock Central High School enrolled nine black students to ease in the idea of desegregation. ...read more.

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The people who did support desegregation we often suppressed by the public and politicians of the Southern states, "I'm so glad you're here, won't you go to lunch with me today, I never saw her again. Minnijean Brown was confronted by the girl and the reason the girl never talked to her again must be due to peer pressure. Desegregation became a major problem to schools in the 1950s due to the history of the civil war, the politicians in control of the south the facts that whites did not want the blacks to accelerate past them in the jobs and the pressure of the public and government. ...read more.

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